ECOWAS Court Held That The Nigerian Government Shall Pay 244 Dismissed Soldiers

The West African regional court, ECOWAS Court of Justice, held that the Nigerian Government shall pay the arrears of the salaries of 244 soldiers dismissed from service in 2016. A summary of the verdict released by the court’s information department on Friday stated that the judgment was delivered on Thursday. The court had in an earlier judgment delivered on May 15, 2019 declared the process of dismissal of the 244 soldiers as flawed and a violation of their right to work and fair hearing. The court on Thursday however, delivered…

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